An Edgware company which helps makes roads and streets safer has scooped an award for helping train new apprentices.

Local Authority Publicity, based in Edgware Way, was named best business apprentice employer of the year at the annual First Rung Training Provider awards ceremony.

The firm, which distributes road safety leaflets and official police documents about how to say safe on the streets, has four apprentices.

Managing director Paul Morris said: “Apprentices are an integral part of our business into the future. With our training they become valuable members of staff who are important assets to our company.”